Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang


[kahn] /kɑn/
Louis Isadore, 1901–74, U.S. architect, born in Estonia. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Kahn
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • "You can remain and wait, Mr. Kahn," answered the agent rising.

  • Against Kahn, the Fire God, did he struggle, beating with his white wings.

    In the Time That Was James Frederic Thorne
  • There is no hotel, except Kahn's, where one can obtain both beds and meals.

    Northern Travel Bayard Taylor
  • Kahn is before everything else an artist: sometimes he is more.

    The Book of Masks Remy de Gourmont
  • Karenin remained downcast and thoughtful while Kahn said these things.

    The World Set Free Herbert George Wells
British Dictionary definitions for Kahn


Herman. 1922–83, US mathematician and futurologist; director of the Hudson Institute (1961–83)
Louis I(sadore). 1901–74, US architect, noted for his art museums at Yale (1951–53), Fort Worth (1966–72), and New Haven (1969–74)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Kahn

Many English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Kahn

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for kahn